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Associate Scientist 2

  • Location:

    Antwerp

  • Contact:

    Sebastien Barxhon

  • Job type:

    Contract

  • Contact phone:

    +32 15 44 58 82

  • Industry:

    Pharmaceutical , Life Sciences

  • Contact email:

    sebastien_barxhon@oxfordcorp.com

Do you have a scientific degree, are you into lab work and do you have experience in ELISA and molecular biology ? Then you may be the candidate our global pharma client is looking for !

Job Description

Global Public Health R&D is looking for an associate scientist for a temporary mission.

Responsibilities

  • Specimen processing, test performance and reporting test results in the electronic lab notebook (ELN).
  • Performs ELISA experiments and/or molecular assays.
  • Uses applicable instruments, equipment and computer systems as required and stipulated.
  • Plans and performs assigned scientific experiments in consultation with the Scientific Director.
  • Makes recommendations for the performance of scientific experiments in assigned areas.
  • Records all information obtained in experiments and ensures that record and raw data are properly retained.
  • Summarizes, analyses and interprets preliminary data to draw conclusions.
  • Prepares and writes technical reports, manuscripts, and other documents that record data or results.
  • Presents own data at sub-departmental meetings.
  • Modifies methodologies (with supervisor's direction) to improve the quality, accuracy and usefulness of data.
  • Documents detected anomalies/problems and communicates them to the applicable departments and to the Scientific Director.
  • If applicable, is involved in the disinfections or cleaning of the lab.
  • Performs laboratory maintenance.
  • Participates in adequate waste disposal within the lab.
  • Complies with the implemented safe and good practice lab environment rules and follows internal standard/policies including but not restricted to reporting of incidents, appropriate waste disposal, disinfection or cleaning of the lab and maintenance tasks;
  • Guarantees adherence of safety precautions/rules within the department and from visitors.
  • Performs departmental administration if needed.
  • Participates in meetings. Ensures Meeting Minutes are available, if applicable.
  • Follows the applicable Client Policies, SOPs, WIs and other applicable guidelines.

Requirements

  • MSc (Master) in an appropriate discipline or a BSc or BA (Bachelor) in an appropriate discipline, with demonstrated experience in ELISA and molecular biology (in particular hybridization assays);
  • Good pipetting skills
  • Understanding of English;
  • Basic computer knowledge;
  • Works as a member of a team, is responsible for organizing own time and resources in an optimal fashion.
  • Identifies and refers opportunities or particularly problematic situations to supervisor

Benefits

  • Full time position
  • A balanced salary package based on your capabilities and experience


Existing right to work in Europe required ( please read job spec in full before applying ).

Vacancy number: 17287